The broader indexes are on the move up following lighter-than-expected inflation data — and more in Wednesday’s stock market recap.
The Consumer Price Index rose 8.5% year over year versus 8.7% expected. July’s number was also much lower than June’s 9.1% figure, indicating that inflation is easing a bit.
Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk sold nearly $6.9 billion in Tesla stock between Aug. 5-9, according to regulatory disclosures. This news comes as his upcoming trial with Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) resumes following his decision to back out of his $44 billion deal to buy the social network.
Earnings season also continues with The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) set to report. Investors are keen to see how the company’s subscriber numbers add up, especially in light of Netflix Inc.’s (Nasdaq: NFLX) unprecedented subscriber losses the past two quarters.
In this morning’s stock market recap video, I’ll reveal an update on the CPI and what to expect following the news… how the bond market will react in the near term… the top sector to benefit from current economic conditions… the bottom stock to sell right now… the top stock to buy… plus an update on volatility and what it means for the market.
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Stock Market Recap: By the Numbers
This morning’s stock market futures recap:
- Close: 32,774.41.
- Futures: 33,169.
- Change: +432.
S&P 500 (mini)
- Close: 4,122.47.
- Futures: 4,194.75.
- Change: +70.25.
- Close: 13,008.17.
- Futures: 13,329.
- Change: +297.5.
- Close: 1,912.89.
- Futures: 1,948.6.
- Change: +34.
Note: Updated as of 9:29 a.m. EDT
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- What Is the Dow and How Does It Work?
- A Beginner’s Guide to the Nasdaq and How to Trade It
- What Companies Make up the S&P 500 and How Can I Trade It?
- What Is the VIX? Understanding Stock Market Volatility
- A Beginner’s Guide to Stock Sector Analysis and Relative Strength
- How to Pick Winning Stocks With Simple Market Analysis Tools
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